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Description: Portrait of James L. Farmer, Jr. sitting at his desk with a "End Segregation - CORE" poster behind him. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights activi...

Date: 1956-09-11 

Description: African-American students escorted from Sturgis High School by armed National Guardsmen.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Front view of a high school for African American students. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 2016-04-03 

Description: Students hold up a large banner reading: "The Real UW" at the Bernie Sanders rally held in the Kohl Center. The sign includes an illustration of the Bucky...

Date: 1959-05-26 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at a fund-raising event for SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, held at the Hotel Delmonico. She praised SCEF particul...

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Young women and men holding up a banner reading: "Student Union Movement," a social justice group based out of Milwaukee Area Technical College. Other peop...

Date: 1965-09-29 

Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben." SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, one of the two men charged with the murder of Emmett Till who had allegedly whistled at Bryant's wife, Carolyn. She sits at Bryant's right, and...

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.

Photograph

Joe Davis

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Close-up view of Joe Davis, Milwaukee's 2nd district Alderman, as he is speaking through a megaphone to a crowd of protesters outside the Republican presid...

Date: 1964-04 

Description: Founding members of the Southern Students Organizing Committee (SSOC) at a committee meeting, discussing ways to organize white students in the South to pr...

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Date: 1969 

Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A young African-American man is standing in the middle of a crowd speaking through a megaphone. Two camera operators are filming him as he is speaking. He...

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Description: Poster showing a priest behind bars above the text "Walking Is A Crime In Alabama!". Other text reads "Demand Federal Protection of Civil Rights". The post...

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Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.

Map or Atlas

Map for Canton Boycott

Date: 1963 

Description: A map with handwritten notes and locations for Freedom Fighters participating in the Canton Boycott, for orientation during picketing. It is not a map show...

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